Roland F. Dodge
of Worcester, Massachusetts and Woodstock, Connecticut
WOODSTOCK - Roland F. Dodge, 80, of 135 Shields Road, formerly of
Worcester, a welder for many years, died Wednesday night in Day Kimball
Hospital, Putnam, after he was stricken ill in Woodstock.
He leaves two sons, with whom he lived, Jonathan R. and William H. Dodge of Woodstock, a daughter, Janice D. Alton of Sturbridge; a nephew; and two grandnieces. He was born in Worcester, son of Harris and Jennie (Foskett) Dodge, and lived here most of his life. He graduated from Worcester Boys' Trade High School and New England Institute of Sanitary Science, Embalming and Funeral Directing in Boston. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe, including the Po River Valley in Italy. Mr. Dodge was a welder at ASAS Construction Co. here, for many years, retiring in 1984. He was a life member of Putnam Lodge of Masons in Woodstock, the Polish-American Citizens Club and the TSKK, both in Webster. He was a member of Quinebaug Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the TSKK Hall, 21 Harris St., Webster. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Woodstock Emergency Medical Services, PO Box 222, South Woodstock, CT 06267. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, is directing arrangements.
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